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Culinary Arts

Quick Facts

  • Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
  • Certificates:
    • Level 1 (18-29 semester credit hours)
    • Level 2 (47 semester credit hours)
  • Job opportunities: Careers
  • Full program is offered at: Southeast Campus


Our program is designed to prepare you to enter a career in commercial food preparation for hotels, restaurants, and clubs.

We offer the only comprehensive program of study in Tarrant County.

Faculty with years of professional experience teach our courses in state-of-the-art food service and dining facilities on Southeast Campus. Controlled class size allows for individual attention.

Opportunities for Graduates

Several courses transfer to 4-year colleges and culinary schools.

Our graduates are able to integrate hands-on technical skills with supervisory and business management capabilities to add value to an organization because they have:

  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Food preparation and meal management acumen
  • Food and beverage operations expertise
  • Nutrition and diet therapy knowledge
  • Team player attitudes
  • Computer skills

Program Options



Level 1

Level 2

Special Requirements

You must buy your own uniforms.

Program Outcomes Data

See our Culinary Arts Program Data (PDF)Listen

To request an accessible copy of this document, please contact Katrina Warner by email at or by phone at 817-515-3609

American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certification Rate

Graduates who receive the ACF Certification within 1 year of program completion:

  • 2018–2019: n/a
  • 2017–2018: n/a
  • 2016–2017: n/a
  • 2015–2016: n/a


Southeast Campus

Katrina E. Warner, Coordinator/Instructor of Culinary Arts

Updated March 18, 2020